Tóraíocht Eile; 40 pages; paperback; 978-1-909907-78-2
A graphic novel in the series ‘Corto Maltese’.
Romeo and Juliet in the Horn of Africa
Corto and his friend, the Danakil warrior Cuis are travelling in Abbysinia in the Horn of Africa. They visit Cuis’s village and hear that Cuis’s brother, Rhomah, has been captured by the Christians. He is accused of abducting Fala Mariam, the daughter of Ras Yaqob, chief of the Christian tribe. Marriage between Christians and Muslims is forbidden, and the two tribes are preparing for war!
Rogue with a Heart of Gold!
“Corto Maltese (whose name derives from the Andalusian Argot and means “quick hands”) is a laconic sea captain adventuring during the early 20th century. A “rogue with a heart of gold”, he is tolerant and sympathetic to the underdog. Born in Valletta, he is the son of a British sailor from Cornwall and an Andalusian–Romani witch and prostitute known as “La Niña de Gibraltar”.
Supporter of the Oppressed
“As a boy growing up in the Jewish quarter of Córdoba, Corto discovered that he had no fate line on his palm and therefore carved his own with his father’s razor. determining that his fate was his to choose. Although maintaining a neutral position, Corto instinctively supports the disadvantaged and oppressed.” — Wikipedia In Ainm Dé Uilethrócairigh (In the Name of God the All-Merciful) is a short graphic novel in the series Corto Maltese. Read Corto Maltese in Wikipedia